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House Passes Bipartisan Highway Funding Bill

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) voted to support H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014...

Video: All Children Are Equal - The Need for a More Equitable Allocation of Title I Funding

Jul 11, 2014 Blog

Mr.Speaker, this week I had the opportunity to join rural school advocates from across the country here in Washington for the release of the ‘Why Rural Matters’ 2013-14 report...

Key Issues

Energy

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Affordable energy is vital to our economy and national security. High energy costs slow job growth, increase the costs to industries and of products, and squeezes household budgets.

Education

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Education serves an important role in both our lives and in our society. Working to ensure access to high quality and affordable education for more students, including those in our rural communities, has been a fundamental priority of mine in Congress...

House Passes Thompson Bill to Improve Military Mental Health Screening

“New mental health screening that supporters say could help stem the high rate of military suicides or even stop shooting rampages passed the House Thursday…Already, potential recruits are asked about past suicide attempts or mental disorders, and the military conducts security background checks. But recent studies have indicated such informal screening has not been entirely effective…”
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Informational Resources on the National Flood Insurance Program

Included on this page you will find information that individuals can utilize to find out more information about their flood insurance policies, claims and changes to the National Flood Insurance Program...

Thompson Act to Boost U.S. Forest Product Industry Becomes Law

“The farm bill, now law, contains provisions that originated in the Forest Products Fairness Act, a bill sponsored by Rep. Thompson, representing a long-fought-for victory for Thompson..." The bill will "expand new market opportunities for timber and forest products by allowing them now to qualify for the USDA's 'bio-preferred' program..."

Stars and Stripes News: Thompson law offers hopes for better access to specialists, lower health costs

"The act cuts through legal red tape and allows DOD-contracted healthcare providers to treat patients in other states. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., father of an Army staff sergeant deployed in Afghanistan, sponsored the bill. The STEP Act will increase the number of doctors and counselors available to active-duty service members..."
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